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Careers at UC SAREP

Communications and Proposal Coordinator 

Under the direction of the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (SAREP) Director and in collaboration with SAREP staff, coordinate, plan, and implement SAREP’s communications strategy for outreach, stakeholder engagement, and media/public relations. Revise and maintain SAREP’s websites and outreach materials. Develop a wide range of materials in various media and promote media awareness of SAREP and its major initiatives and projects. Interact with stakeholders through listening and responding to key audiences. Support efforts to integrate a diversity, equity, and inclusion focus into SAREP’s programmatic work and communications. Track grant funding announcements for SAREP and notify SAREP programmatic staff. Develop grant proposals to a wide range of funding agencies and organizations including, but not limited to, sponsored research grants and fundraising philanthropic proposals. Prepare contract and grant proposals for submission to ANR’s Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG). Responsible for document preparation including outlining sponsor requirements, disseminating critical information to SAREP Principal Investigators (PIs), assembling written contributions, and obtaining supporting documents and forms. Provide writing and technical editing support for all documents, including rewriting and reorganizing technical content to minimize repetitive or ambiguous text, and editing difficult and technically advanced material for logic, organization, rational flow of content, and emphasis. Design, create, edit, or reformat graphics for inclusion in various documents. Manage the submission process of SAREP grant proposals to OCG. Track proposal submissions and data of successfully awarded proposals. Along with SAREP leadership, coordinate SAREP's small grants program. This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

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